On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1876

Historical Events

  • 11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula, Ohio, 92 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Pablo Casals [Pau Casals i Defill√≥], Spanish cellist, conductor and composer, born in Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1973)
1876 Highlights

About December 29, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn